Beach huts


Huts are of wooden construction and are available on Hove Promenade only.

The council owns the sites themselves and we grant licences for you to place a beach hut there. The licence fee for 2016/17 is £360 including VAT. The are terms and conditions about the condition, decoration and use of the huts (PDF 80KB).

Hove beach hutsThe sale of huts are private transactions. For information about availability you should contact the local press, Friday Ad or local estate agents.

The council are not involved in this transaction other than to administer the change of ownership. The council charges a £80.00 administration fee for this.  

Licenses will not be issued for multiple site ownership. Applicants must be Brighton & Hove residents and the hut must be owned for three years before re-selling the hut.

You can download a copy of the terms and conditions for the Beach Huts (PDF 80KB).

Paint codes

Roof and upper sides: BS 4800 14 C35 Gloss

Plinth and lower sides: BS 4800 04 D45 Gloss

Doors:  Any single solid colour or vertically striped in multiple colours

Doors can now be constructed from either panelling or tongue & groove. Please read the terms and conditions (PDF 80KB) for further info or contact the Seafront Office for full construction specifications. 

Vacant sites

There are currently no vacant sites available.

Check this page for updates.

Pay your beach hut licence on-line

You can pay your beach hut licence fee on-line through our secure server. Click on the icon below to go to the payments page and select 'beach / chalet huts' from the left hand menu. Follow the instructions to make your payment. 

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